The Low Pay Commission has recommend in its Spring 2016 report that the hourly rate of National Minimum Wage be increased from £6.70 to £6.95 to which the government have agreed along with all other recommendations.
Please see below all the new rates which come into effect as from 1st October 2016:
|Age||Current Rate||Rates from October 2016||Increase of|
|21 - 24||£6.70||£6.95||25p per hour|
|18 - 20||£5.30||£5.55||25p per hour|
|16 - 17||£3.87||£4.00||13p per hour|
|Apprentices||£3.30||£3.40||10p per hour|